45th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

45th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Thursday, Feb 14, 2019 | MIT Morss Hall 11am Program, followed by Luncheon Hosted by L. Rafael Reif, MIT President

Fulfilling America’s Promissory Note: We refuse to believe the bank of justice is bankrupt

Program Information
We gather each February as a community to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The program honors Dr. King’s dual emphasis on global and local issues, including remarks by MIT President Rafael Reif, a brief address by a graduate and an undergraduate student, and announcement of the 2019 MLK Leadership Award recipients.

The 2019 keynote speaker will be Rahsaan Hall, Director of the Racial Justice Program for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Massachusetts.

Please submit your registration by February 6, 2019 at 11:59PM EST. Seats cannot be guaranteed for any registration that is not submitted by this date, as space is limited. Some on-site registration may be offered at the time of the event on a space-available basis, pending cancellations. 

Check-in begins at 10:30AM on February 14 in the Beaver Room, located at the back entrance of the Walker Memorial Building (Building 50). The program will start promptly at 11:00AM.

NOTE: Please check-in at the registration desk by 10:50AM or your seat may be forfeit.

Please visit the Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Activities homepage for more information. Questions regarding the program should be directed to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Activities Planning Committee via email to mitmlkcelebration@mit.edu.